Veterans Services Program Manager
Veterans Services Program Manager
The Office of Student Life is currently seeking applicants for a Veterans Services Program Manager to supervise operation for the Office of Veterans Services. Required to travel as necessary, attend job related professional development conferences and stay abreast of development of services to student veteran populations. Must maintain strict confidentiality on all matters related to student's record. Position is professional and requires use of sound judgement and decision-making. Considerable contact required with students, staff, faculty and administration.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience related to advising, working with veterans, career counseling, mentoring of students, supervision of subordinates, management and leadership experience in education is required. A Master's degree and being an honorably discharged veteran of the armed forces with management and leadership experience are preferred.
Duties include, but are not limited to: provide the vision and direction for a full- service Veteran Services office that meets the needs of a diverse military-affiliated student population; serve as adviser and advocate to veterans and their family members who are students; ensure compliance with VA, Department of Education and other federal guidelines; supervise full-time employees and work study students; assist in the advisement of the Coastal Student Veterans Association (SVA) and any other student Veterans club or organization; develop, coordinate and evaluate educational programming about military-affiliated students in transition to the campus and local communities and raises awareness of or celebrates the military; serve as a point of contact for Veterans Services and serves as a VA certifying and school approval official; certify Chapter 35 Dependents Education Assistance, Chapter 1606 Selected Guard and Reserve GI Bill®, and Chapter 31 Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation; sponsor bills for Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA), ROTC Scholarships, and Chapter 31 Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation; ensures that veteran and military-affiliated students are receiving timely information about their status and funding; assist students with pre-certifications academic eligibility ensure university compliance with section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 and the DOD Tuition Assistance Program; develop and manage budget for the Office of Veteran Services office; work to develop additional sources of funding for the office and students; and other duties as assigned.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Interested applicants may apply online at https://jobs.coastal.edu or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants should include cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. The position is open until filled but review of applications will begin on Friday, March 12, 2021.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Student Services Manager I (CB75/124499), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 06. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University. Some nights/weekends will be required.